This upcoming Saturday & Sunday, January 11th & 12th, 2020, Boca Fest, one of South Florida’s largest juried art shows, will return to Boca Raton for its 33rd Consecutive Year! This highly anticipated annual art festival will feature more than 200 award-winning national artists, blending the work of some of the art world’s all-time favorites with some of the hottest emerging artists in the contemporary art scene. Featuring everything from life-size sculpture, incredible paintings, photography, ceramics, woodworking, one-of-a-kind jewelry, & more, Boca Fest will offer a weekend filled with opportunities to admire and curate the fabulous works of the nation’s top artisans.
The 33rd Annual Boca Fest outdoor art show will be held at Boca Town Center Mall, one of South Florida’s top luxury shopping destinations, conveniently located right off I-95 & Glades Road in the heart Boca Raton. The show will take place from 10 am to 5 pm on both days, in the lot situated at the intersection of St. Andrews Blvd & Glades Road. Admission to Boca Fest is FREE, with plenty of free parking available, as well as valet service. For more event details, including the ...
The City of Boca Raton will host the 43rd Annual Holiday Boat Parade on Sunday, December 15, 2019, from 6:30-8:00 pm. This highly anticipated annual event is the perfect way to experience the holiday season in true South Florida fashion! Parade attendees of years past will attest that you can’t help but get into the holiday spirit with the festive lights glistening off the water and the holiday music flowing from the lavishly decorated vessels as they make their jolly way down the Intracoastal.
Entry in the boat parade is absolutely FREE, and vessels of all sizes, from kayaks & paddleboards all the way up to large yachts, are welcome to participate. Last year’s turnout was absolutely incredible, with more than 30 boats entering the parade and thousands of onlookers! The City of Boca Raton is anticipating this year’s holiday boat parade to be just as well attended and perhaps a bit more competitive.
There will be $10,000 in cash prizes for this year’s winners, offering boat owners all the more reason to participate in this highly celebrated event. Parade entries are judged based on lights, colors, music, and overall effect. Winners will be determined by point total, with a total of 30 possible points per vessel. Enthusiasm also counts, so be sure to have everyone aboard waving and showing their holiday cheer when passing by the judges' stand! Please complete the ...
On Saturday, November 23, 2019, join the local community in kicking off the holiday season at the City of Boca Raton’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at Mizner Park Amphitheater & Mizner Plaza in Downtown Boca Raton! Watch as Mayor Scott Singer leads the ceremonial lighting of the City's tree, which will illuminate simultaneously with Mizner Park’s tree located at the south end of the shopping center near Lord & Taylor. Following the traditional tree lighting ceremony, sit back and enjoy a spectacular holiday fireworks display above the amphitheater!
The tree lighting event will also feature plenty of holiday-themed, family-friendly fun & activities including free carnival rides, an artificial ice rink, holiday bounce houses, Santa’s Circus variety show, strolling carolers, stilt walkers, & carnival food available for purchase. There will also be a “Letters to Santa Station,” where kids can write & send their holiday wish lists to the North Pole, as well as the opportunity to take a photo with Santa Claus himself ($5 each).
The event will take place from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Mizner Park Amphitheater, located at 590 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton. Admission to the event is free and open to the public, with limited seating available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the ceremony & fireworks display. For additional event information please call 561-367-7073. Click here for additional venue...
On Saturday, November 9, 2019, the Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival, “A Culinary Affair!”, returns for its 10th annual celebration. Recognized as one of the largest food festivals in all of South Florida, the event will take place at Sanborn Square Park in the heart of Downtown Boca Raton. On Saturday evening, from 6 pm to 10 pm, fine wine vintners & top local chefs from the tri-county area will gather for the Grand Tasting, a culinary experience like no other. Enjoy unlimited food tastings, the wildly popular artisanal cheese village, fine wines, premium spirits, and fabulous live entertainment as we celebrate the festival's 10th year! For craft brew lovers, there will also be a designated area inside the Grand Tasting for the 6th Annual Craft Brew Battle, “A Hoppy Affair!”
The 10th Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival will be held at Sanborn Square Park, located at 72 N Federal Hwy in Downtown Boca Raton, just south of Mizner Park. Ticket prices are $75 in advance for General Admission ($125 at the door), or $100 for advance purchase VIP admission ($150 at the door). VIP tickets allow one-hour early admission beginning at 6 pm, with General Admission ticket entry beginning at 7 pm. Group discounts for four or more tickets are available & all ticket prices include UNLIMITED tastings of all food, fine wine, craft beer, & premium spirits. For more information or to purchase tickets, call ...
On Saturday, October 5, 2019, join the City of Boca Raton’s Recreation Services Department for the First Annual BarkFest! at Mizner Bark Dog Park! This FREE pet- & family-friendly event will feature food vendors for pets & their human companions, a mobile grooming station, canine performers, pet adoptions, a DJ, as well as a pet costume contest which is certain to be the highlight of the day!
The costume contest will begin at 12pm with FREE registration from 10am to 11:45am (limited slots available). Pets and their pet parents are welcome to dress in their favorite costumes for the chance to compete for some amazing prizes in the following categories: “Most Creative,” “Funniest,” “#Twinning-Match Your Pup,” “Spookiest,” “Best Homemade,” “Cutest,”, and the Grand Prize, “Best in Show”!
BarkFest! will take place from 10am-2pm at Mizner Bark Dog Park located at 751 Banyan Trail, Boca Raton, FL 33431. ***PLEASE NOTE: Dogs must be leashed (6ft maximum leash) on the festival grounds...
Come join the end-of-summer celebration at Boca’s annual "Wine & All That Jazz!" party on Saturday, August 24, 2019! Presented by the Boca Chamber of Commerce and JM Lexus, this exclusive event will take place at the luxurious Boca Raton Resort & Club, bringing together the “who’s who” of the Boca Chamber & the local community.
Featuring more than 100 varieties of wine, spirits, and beer, as well as dinner entrees by the bite, guests will have the opportunity to indulge in an array of adult beverages and culinary delights from over 15 of Boca’s top restaurants. The event will feature a live band performing smooth jazz in the main event room, which will later transform into a dance party when they turn up the volume with top hit music from yesterday and today. "Wine & All That Jazz!" will also feature an exciting raffle with a host of amazing prizes including wine baskets, spa packages, concert tickets, & more! VIP passes are available for those seeking the red carpet treatment, granting access to an ultra-exclusive, private VIP lounge offering gourmet cuisine, fine wine, and live entertainment by DJ Chris Prime.
Development of Hillsboro El Rio Park Phase II in southeast Boca Raton is now underway with an expected opening at the end of 2019. This 14-acre, city-owned parcel of land located on the south side of SW 18th Street between Dixie Hwy & the El Rio Canal, will be the site of the City of Boca Raton’s newest waterfront park. Phase I of the Hillsboro El Rio Park, which is located on the north side of SW 18th Street, has been open to the public since 2002.
Though plans for completing phase II of the Hillsboro El Rio Park have been in the works for several years, a renewed commitment to the development of the City’s waterfront park sites has now taken priority. After receiving input from nearby Boca Raton residents and the Parks and Recreation Board, a new and improved site plan was created for phase II which is estimated to cost approximately $7.8 million. By the end of 2019, the new Hillsboro El Rio Park Phase II will be open to the public from dawn till dusk, offering the following amenities:
- Walking/Jogging Paths
- Fitness Station
- Children's Playground
- Four Pickleball Courts
- Two Tennis Courts
- Basketball Court
- Sand Volleyball Court
- Picnic Pavilions
- Canoe/Kayak Soft Launch Area
- Public Restrooms & Parking
For the latest updates & additional info about Phase II of the Hillsboro El Rio Park please visit the ...
We are pleased to announce that the Summer in the City Series will be returning to Downtown Boca Raton for a sensational 2019 season! Sponsored by the City of Boca Raton, the Summer in the City Series will feature an exciting lineup of eight FREE concerts & events which will be held between June 7th and August 9th at Mizner Park Amphitheater. The 2019 schedule is packed with fantastic, family-friendly events, including live musical tribute concerts, yoga, art, games, and even an outdoor viewing of the 2018 award-winning film “Bohemian Rhapsody.”
This year's Summer in the City Series will kick off on Friday, June 7, 2019, with a thrilling Battle of the Bands concert! This competitive event will showcase the musical talent of eight carefully selected local bands, each battling it out for the coveted title of "Best Band." The competition will be broken into two categories, with three finalists competing in the Teen category and five finalists in the ages 20+ category. The winners in each age group will not only win bragging rights amongst their fellow musicians, but each winning band will also receive a $1,500 cash grand prize! Battle of the Bands judges will include select officials from the City of Boca Raton as well as representatives from AEG and Live Nation. What better way to kick of the 2019 Summer in the City Series than featuring some of the top musical talent that exists right here in Boca Raton? Be sure to come out and show your support!
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On December 14, 2018, enjoy a fun-filled Friday evening with a holiday-themed movie under the stars at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Downtown Boca Raton. Sponsored by the City of Boca Raton, this FREE, family-friendly movie night will feature the 2003 hit holiday comedy "Elf." Will Ferrell stars in this light-hearted holiday film, delivering a hilarious performance as a full-grown man raised as an elf at the North Pole who ventures to the U.S. in search of his true identity. "Elf" offers plenty of laughs and a heaping dose of yuletide cheer that is sure to help you and your loved ones embrace the holiday spirit. Arrive early for kid-friendly crafts hosted by The Journey Church of Boca Raton, as well as a special guest appearance by Santa!
Movie Night featuring "Elf" will be held at Mizner Park Amphitheater, located 590 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton, FL. Admission is free and open to the public, with doors opening at 6 pm and the movie beginning at 7 pm. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event, with designated picnic tables and high-top tables set up for dining. No outside food or beverages will be permitted into the venue. Chairs will be available to rent for $5 (cash only), but guests are also welcome to bring their own chairs and blankets to set up on the amphitheater lawn.
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On Wednesday, November 21, 2018, kick off the Holiday season at Boca Raton’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting event at Mizner Park Amphitheater & Mizner Plaza in Downtown Boca Raton! Experience the ceremonial lighting of the City's tree led by Mayor Scott Singer, which will illuminate simultaneously with Mizner Park’s tree located at the south end of the shopping center. Following the traditional tree lighting ceremony, enjoy a spectacular holiday fireworks display above the amphitheater!
The tree lighting event will feature tons of holiday-themed entertainment and festivities that are fun for the entire family. There will be free carnival rides, an artificial ice rink for skating, a 30-foot snowman bounce house, musical stage shows performed by local dance and theater groups, strolling carolers and stilt walkers, as well as holiday treats and carnival food available purchase. There will even be a “Letters to Santa Station” where kids can write & send their personal holiday wish lists to the North Pole, as well as photos Santa ($5 each.)
The event will take place from 5:30 to 9:30 pm at Mizner Park Amphitheater located at 590 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton. Admission to the event is free and open to the public. There will be limited seating available on a first come, first serve basis for the ceremony & fireworks display. For additional event information please call 561-367-7073. Click here for ...
This Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Annual Boca Raton Wine & Food Festival returns for its 9th consecutive year with the Grand Tasting, “A Culinary Affair!” Hailed as one of the biggest and best culinary events in South Florida, the festival will take place inside Sanborn Square Park in the heart of Downtown Boca Raton. Master chefs from the tri-county area will gather for the Grand Tasting at the festival grounds from 6 pm to 10 pm to create a culinary experience like no other.
The festival grounds will be completely transformed into an elegant walkway winding through a series of elaborately decorated “Villages,” each representing a unique country, region, or culinary theme. Some of the festival’s villages will include Italy, America, the Mediterranean, Asia-Pacific, and Spain, taking you on a tantalizing journey of authentic tastes, sights, and sounds from all over the world. There will also be a "Sweet Endings Village" and a "BBQ Village", as well as two foodie favorites, the "Craft Brew, Fine Wine, & Artisanal Cheese Village" & the "Specialty Foods Village."
In addition to the unlimited samplings of artfully crafted cuisine from various regions around the world, attendees will have the unique opportunity to meet and mingle with some of South Florida’s master chefs. Top vintners will also be hosting wine tastings, offering generous samples of some of the most celebrated varietals of wine from all over the world. The festival will also include a Retail and Shopping Bazaar, as well as a new Wine Store...
Each year at the end of January Hotworks.org hosts the winter Boca Raton Fine Art Show in Downtown Boca Raton, FL. This critically acclaimed juried art show has grown in both size and popularity since it first began in 2008, and has been voted in the Top 100 art shows in the Nation for three years in a row. Given the success and popularity of the winter show, Hotworks.org is proud to announce that the Boca Raton Fine Art Show is going bi-annual, with a new fall show coming to Mizner Park Amphitheater on Saturday & Sunday, November 3-4, 2018.
Like the winter show, the new fall Boca Raton Fine Art Show is a juried exhibition, with each of the featured artists hand-selected by a panel of experts based on artistic quality, technique, design, & originality. The show will feature up to 175 juried artists of various disciplines who will have their unique, handmade artwork on display and available for purchase. Some of the fine art you can expect to see at the show includes paintings, clay & pottery, photography, sculpture, glass, wood, handcrafted jewelry, and much more. There is sure to be something for everyone, in all price ranges. Visit the Hotworks.org event website for a complete list of all participating exhibitors & the exhibit layout.
Hotworks.org owner/operator, Patty Narozny, also runs a non-profit organization called Institute for the Arts & Education, Inc. (IA&E) whose purpose is to “educate and promote Fine Arts and Crafts among all...
On Saturday, October 13, 2018, FLOYD A Tribute will take the stage at Mizner Park Amphitheater, bringing the ultimate Pink Floyd experience right here to Downtown Boca Raton. Presented by Endless River Productions in conjunction with SeaSide Music Management and Inside MusiCast, this 90-minute show provides Floyd fans of all ages an incredible opportunity to relive the creative musical and artistic genius of Pink Floyd’s 50-year groundbreaking musical career.
Often hailed as the most authentic tribute to Pink Floyd in the U.S., Floyd A Tribute delivers precisely executed renditions of some of the iconic progressive rock band’s signature songs. The 10-member band fully captures all of the dramatic musical elements which were the foundation of Pink Floyd’s distinctive sound: the energetic lead vocals, the signature vocal harmonies, the artful blend of multiple guitarists, the orchestral quality provided by two keyboardists, the punctuating sounds of the solo saxophone, and the solid percussion and bass rhythm section which underlies each of the complex musical compositions. In addition to the perfectly executed musical and vocal techniques of the band, the production is accompanied by a mind-blowing laser light show to enhance the overall musical performance. The light show is complete with multiple computer synchronized lighting fixtures, including multiple laser light displays and a wall of colorful video to compliment each musical sequence.
Mizner Park Amphitheater is located at 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Doors open at 7 pm with the show beginning at 8 pm. ...
We are now beginning the month of October, which many are aware is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This worldwide health campaign, which takes place annually from October 1st - October 31st, serves to increase Breast Cancer awareness & education, as well as raise funds for ongoing research into its cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure. There are many ways to get involved during Breast Cancer Awareness Month to help make a difference in research, education, and support for those affected by the disease.
This October 2018, Mizner Park in Downtown Boca Raton invites you to join them as they Paint the Park Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of October, Mizner Park will host a variety of special offers & events to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month & raise funds for local Breast Cancer health services and education. Mizner Park is a proud supporter of Boca Raton Regional Hospital, with a portion of the proceeds from Paint the Park Pink specials and events going to support the hospital’s Breast Cancer awareness programs & services.
Throughout the entire month of October at Mizner Park there will be daily and nightly opportunities to help support this worthwhile cause. Specialty pink cocktails will be available daily at 6 participating restaurants with a portion of the proceeds going to Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Coins For A Cause will also last the entire month, with all coins dropped into Mizner Park’s fountains being donated to the hospital’s Breast Cancer programs & services. Each night this month, you can also stop by Mizner Park after dark...
On Saturday, September 8th, Brazilian Beat 2018 will be held at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Downtown Boca Raton, FL. Now in its 7th year, the Brazilian Beat festival brings the art, music, and dance of Brazilian culture to our local community for the official annual celebration of Brazilian Independence. Headlining Brazilian Beat 2018 will be Dogo Nogueira, one of the biggest stars in Brazilian music today. A multifaceted artist and seven-time Latin Grammy award winner, Nogueira will be singing samba, the rhythmic, upbeat music that is synonymous with Brazilian culture. The event will also feature a Rio-style Samba Parade by SambaLa Samba School, a Zumba showcase, a Capoeira circle, samba drummers, and street dancing, as well as authentic Brazilian cuisine and cocktails.
The Brazilian Beat festivities will take place from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Mizner Park Amphitheater, located at 590 Plaza Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432. Admission to the event is free and all ages are welcome. With incredible live entertainment, fantastic food, live music, and dancing, Brazilian Beat 2018 is an exciting, high-energy event that you surely do not want to miss. Come out and join the thousands of others from across South Florida to celebrate Brazilian Independence and experience a taste of Rio right here in Boca Raton. We at Champagne & Parisi Real Estate look forward to seeing you there!
For more information about Brazilian Beat, 2018 at Mizner Park Amphitheater call 561-393-7807 or visit the Downtown Boca Raton Event Page.
This Friday, August 10, 2018, the City of Boca Raton will host the next FREE tribute concert in the “Summer in the City” concert series line-up at Mizner Park Amphitheater, with an outstanding live musical performance of “Turnstiles: A Tribute to Billy Joel.” This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, with doors opening at 7:00 pm and the concert beginning at 8:00 pm. The concert will kick off with a special performance by a surprise musical guest (TBA), sponsored by the Funky Biscuit.
Following the special guest performance, Turnstiles, a critically acclaimed South Florida-based Billy Joel tribute band, will hit the stage with a rockin’ performance hailed to be the ultimate tribute to the music of Billy Joel. Tony Monaco, Turnstiles’ leading front man & lifelong fan of the Piano Man, became inspired by the musical genius & unique style of Billy Joel when he was just a young budding musician and has since used that inspiration throughout his musical career to grow as a pianist, singer, and songwriter. Never intending to be an “impersonator,” Tony’s focus is purely on the music and delivering an authentic live Billy Joel musical experience that is second to none. Turnstiles’ faithful renditions of Billy Joel’s timeless classics will move both casual listeners and hardcore fans alike, promising an awe-inspiring concert experience that will have you singing along and screaming for more!
In addition to the extraordinary live musical performances, the event will feature plenty of family-friendly fun and games, as well...
This Friday, August 3, 2018, the City of Boca Raton will host the next free tribute concert in the 'Summer In The City' concert series line-up with a live musical production of “Purple Madness: A Tribute To Prince.” This family-friendly event is free and open to the public, with doors opening at 7:00 pm and the concert beginning at 8:00 pm. The free concert will kick off with a special performance by musical guests TCHAA (pronounced CHA), sponsored by the Funky Biscuit. TCHAA is a popular local South Florida band with an entirely unique sound which can be described as a funky blend of Jazz and Hip Hop that is sure to get the crowd movin’.
Following TCHAA, Purple Madness will hit the stage with an unforgettable tribute performance to Prince, one of the most beloved artists and influential entertainers of all time. Widely known as America’s #1 Prince Tribute Band, Purple Madness will bring to life some of Prince’s most memorable concert moments with a high energy, electrifying, “must see” performance. Purple Madness leading front man & world-class Prince tribute artist, Bobby Miller, along with some of the most talented dancers and musicians touring the U.S. and abroad, have all but perfected every last nuance in recreating the sights and sounds of the artist Prince, promising a mind-blowing show which the group proudly describes as second to none.
In addition to the live musical performances, the event will also feature plenty of fun and games, as well as food and beverages available for purchase inside the venue. Mizner Park Amphitheater is located at 590 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton, FL. Event attendees are encouraged to walk,...
On Friday, June 29, 2018, the City of Boca Raton will continue its “Summer in the City” tribute concert series at Mizner Park Amphitheater with a live musical production of "The Rocket Man Show: A Tribute to Elton John." The event is free and open to the public with doors opening at 7:00 pm and the show starting at 8:00 pm. The concert will kick off with a live musical performance by soul & blues artist Bonefish Johnny, a local favorite, followed by an electrifying performance by renowned Elton John tribute artist, Rus Anderson, performing his own production “The Rocket Man Show.” Undeniably the most authentic Elton John tribute show in the world, “The Rocket Man Show” is regularly featured across the USA at well-known venues including House of Blues, Hard Rock Live, Caesar’s Palace, Legends In Concert, Universal Studios, & MORE!!! You do not want to miss this spectacular on-stage reproduction of the iconic music and persona of the young Elton John that will leave you speechless and promises not to disappoint!
Mizner Park Amphitheater is located at 590 Plaza Real in Downtown Boca Raton, FL. Food and beverages will be available for purchase inside the venue, as well as plenty of family-friendly fun and games. All event attendees are encouraged to walk, bike, or rideshare to the event or use the free, yet limited parking available at City Hall and the Boca Raton Library. Blankets and chairs for seating are welcome, however, chairs will also be available to rent for $5.00 at the event which will take place rain or shine.
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The Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show will take place this Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, 2018! This exciting free event will be held from 9 am to 3 pm at Mizner Park, located at 327 Plaza Real in downtown Boca Raton, FL. This special Father's Day event will showcase over 100 automobiles which will proudly line the streets of Mizner Park. Featuring a diverse selection of unique cars including antiques, classics, street rods, race cars, sports cars, and a variety of other one-of-a-kind vehicles from the early 1900’s to the present, the show is sure to excite and impress even the most discerning of car aficionados.
The Downtown Drive Car Show at Mizner Park is a charity event, with all proceeds raised through car show entry fees and charitable donations going to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Southern Florida. The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an incredible non-profit organization which grants the wishes of children with critical, life-threatening medical conditions in hopes of instilling a sense of joy, hope, and strength in the children and families whose lives they touch.
From young children who still have years to go before hopping into the driver's seat to life-long automobile enthusiasts, the Mizner Park Downtown Drive Car Show is sure to be a great time for all. Not only does the event benefit a noble and truly life-changing cause, but it is also the perfect, family-friendly way to spend this Father’s Day in downtown Boca Raton! We look forward to seeing you there!
On Friday, June 8, 2018, The City of Boca Raton will kick off its “Summer in the City” tribute concert series at Mizner Park Amphitheater in Downtown Boca Raton, with a free concert featuring The Long Run: A Tribute to the Eagles. Doors to the event will open at 7:00 pm, with the show beginning at 8:00 pm and running until 11:00 pm.
The Summer in the City Concert Series, sponsored by the City of Boca Raton & Downtown Boca Raton, promises an exciting line up of FREE tribute concerts which will run from June 8th through August 11th at Mizner Park Amphitheater. Some of the other amazing concerts in the series will include tributes to some of music's greatest icons, including The Beatles, Elton John, Billy Joel, and Prince, among others. In addition to the live musical performances by some of the most popular local tribute artists, each event will also feature a combination of food, drinks, fun, and games.
Each of the events planned for the Summer In The City series is absolutely free and open to the public with doors opening an hour before the show, rain or shine. Attendees are free to bring their own chairs and blankets for seating, however, chairs will also be available to rent for $5.00. All attendees are strongly encouraged to walk, bike, carpool, or use the free parking available at City Hall and the Downtown Library, as parking at Mizer Park is limited.
The Summer in the City Concert Series at Mizner Park Amphitheater is sure to be a fantastic time for music fanatics as well as a fun &...